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Beckie S. Butcher Inducted into Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Writing
Miss Butcher draws on her past medical experience to write informative pieces of literature

ELGIN, ILLINOIS, August 5, 2013, Beckie S. Butcher, Biography Author, Cookbook Author, MLT (ASCP), has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in authorship.

Miss Butcher is a creative spirit who decided to take her knowledge of the medical industry and love of cooking and turn them into a lucrative business venture. For the past eight years, she has been focusing her efforts on becoming an established biographical, autobiographical, and cookbook author.

Prior to becoming an independent writer, Miss Butcher worked as a senior cytology technician, laboratory generalist, and held positions in blood bank hematology, serology/immunology, fluid/cell counts, and specimen preparation. She also worked as a phlebotomist, courier and laboratory technician for 20 years.

In 2005, Miss Butcher published a cookbook, “Feeding The Flock,” which is compilation of 150 traditional and contemporary recipes that she learned from personal experience and gathered from her friends, family and co-workers. She gained immediate recognition for her cookbook through her hometown newspaper, The Elgin Courier News. Her recipes have also been published in Gooseberry Patch cookbooks. In March of 2012, she published a book telling her story of her experience with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome entitled, “My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” Miss Butcher chronicles her journey from the first symptoms to her physical, spiritual and emotional recovery. Through her book, she hopes to reach out and let people know there is hope as well as help out there. Miss Butcher’s book reached No. 5 on Amazon’s Medical Best Sellers List in June 2012.

Miss Butcher attributes her success to her love for people and desire to help those suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She also believes her passion and creative spirit have enabled her to reach out to individuals as well as physicians in the community.

Miss Butcher earned an Associate of Applied Science in medical laboratory technology at Elgin Community College, and is a certified medical laboratory technician through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Outside of her work, Miss Butcher is extremely involved in her community. She has been charitably involved with the Hosanna Lutheran Church, Feed My Starving Children, and is still involved with The Humane Society of the United States, and the United States and the CFIDS Association of America. (Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.). She also donates $1 per sale of her book to the CFIDS Association of America. Miss Butcher also enjoys spending her free time knitting, cooking and doing some light gardening.

For more information about Miss Butcher, visit http://www.booksbybec.webs.com and http://www.authorsden.com/beckiesbutcher.

 


 

 

Women of Distinction Magazine Selects Beckie Butcher as a Distinguished Professional in Her Field


Elgin, IL –— Beckie Butcher, Self-Employed Biography and Cookbook Author, has been recognized with an Excellence Award as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. She will be featured in an upcoming edition of Women of Edition in 2016/2017.

Boasting more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Beckie Butcher began on a new venture as a published Author just over a decade ago. In 2005, she published her one and only cookbook called ‘Feeding the Flock: Food for the Brood’. In 2007, after being diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, she followed up with ‘My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’. Initially inspired by a friend of hers to share her story to the masses by way of penning it to the world, it is her hope of to help others suffering from the same disease as she.

“I spent most of my career as a Lab Technician,” Butcher noted. “I had hoped to do research for the disease one day, but if I’m never physically able to, I will continue to spread awareness about the illness instead.”

Butcher’s cookbook includes 150 recipes that she gathered from friends, family, and co-workers that include both old-fashioned and contemporary suggestions like Mom’s Meatloaf, Roast Chicken with Citrus Salsa, Cappucino Pie, and Mom’s Cherry Pie, as well as helpful hints, cooking tips, substitutions, cooking terms, food quantities, and a calorie counter. Meanwhile, ‘My Battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’, which was published in March 2012, speaks about Butcher’s experience with her serious and misunderstood autoimmune disease.

“My battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome tells of my journey from my very first symptoms to my treatment and physical, spiritual, and emotional recovery,” Butcher said. “If you suffer from this disease, you are not alone; there is hope.”

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has deepened Butcher’s faith enormously and she is greatly inspired by her ministers who are a constant reminder that no matter how sick she is, her life will forever have meaning. Thankful to her family, in particular her mother, as well as her dear friends and ministers, she relies on all of them for support when she needs it the most.

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